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[This is one of six pieces in Jadaliyya's electronic roundtable on the anniversary of the Algerian Revolution. Moderated by Muriam Haleh Davis, it features contributions from Ed McAllister, James McDougall, Malika Rahal, Natalya Vince, Samuel Everett, and Thomas Serres.] Among the events that marked the fiftieth anniversary of Algerian independence in 2012 were a large number of historical conferences and colloquia. Many were ...Keep Reading »
James McDougall teaches modern and contemporary history at Oxford, where he is a Fellow of Trinity College. He previously taught at Princeton and at SOAS, London. His research interests are in modern Islamic, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern history, and he has a particular interest in the history of the French colonial empire in Africa. His first book was History and the Culture of Nationalism in Algeria (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
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